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Significado de “female” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "female" - Diccionario Inglés

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femaleadjective

uk   /ˈfiː.meɪl/  us   /ˈfiː.meɪl/
  • female adjective (SEX)

B1 belonging or ​relating to women, or the ​sex that can give ​birth to ​young or ​produceeggs: She was ​voted the ​best female ​vocalist. Female ​lions do not have ​manes.
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Female ​plantsproduceflowers that will ​laterdevelop into ​fruit.

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femaleness
noun [U] uk   /ˈfiː.meɪl.nəs/  us   /ˈfiː.meɪl.nəs/

femalenoun [C]

uk   /ˈfiː.meɪl/  us   /ˈfiː.meɪl/
B2 a female ​animal or ​person: The ​kitten was ​actually a female, not a ​male. Females (= women)represent 40 ​percent of the country's ​workforce.
used to refer to a woman in a way that ​shows no ​respect: I ​suspect the ​doctorthought I was just another ​hysterical female.

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(Definition of female from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "female" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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femaleadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈfi·meɪl/
of the ​sex that can ​produceeggs and give ​birth to ​young: There are now more ​opportunities for female (= women)athletes in ​universities.
In ​plants and ​flowers, female refers to a ​plant which ​producesflowers that will ​laterdevelop into ​fruit.

femalenoun [C]

 /ˈfi·meɪl/
a female ​person or ​animal: The ​number of females ​competing in ​collegesports has ​increased.
(Definition of female from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "female" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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femaleadjective

uk   us   /ˈfiːmeɪl/
belonging or ​relating to women: The ​percentage of female ​managers in ​industry has ​doubled in five ​years.
used to describe a ​piece of ​equipment that has a ​hole or ​space into which another ​part can be ​fitted: a female ​plug/connector
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femalenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfiːmeɪl/
a woman or girl: The ​magazine is ​aimed at 18–25-year-old females. The ​number of female-ownedfirms is ​growing.
(Definition of female from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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